Cost of living in Irkutsk (Russia) is 5% more expensive than in Zomba (Malawi)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
For example, you would need at least 1,328,101 Kwacha (руб 121,183) in Irkutsk to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 1,270,000 Kwacha in Zomba.